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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24h (3.3.2021, 10:18am CET, WHO):   U.S. 50,776    India 14,989    Brazil 35,742    Russia 10,565    The United Kingdom 5,455    France 4,703    Spain 1,159    Italy 13,106    Turkey 9,891    Germany 3,943    Columbia 3,570    Argentina 6,653    Mexico 2,343    Poland 7,936    Iran 8,495    Ukraine 5,336    Indonesia 5,712    Peru 3,134    Czechia 12,191    The Netherlands 3,826    Canada 3,530    Chile 2,742    Romania 2,096    Israel 3,123    Iraq 4,690    Pakistan 1,163    Philippines 2,061    Serbia 3,469    Jordan 5,124    United Arab Emirates 2,721    Lebanon 3,098    Slovakia 2,077    Malaysia 1,555    Bulgaria 2,588    Palestine 2,412    Kuwait 1,341    Greece 1,170    Estonia 1,111    Botswana 2,357    China 23    Singapore 8    New Zealand 2    Australia 8    South Korea 444   

U.S. coronavirus death toll rises to 40,000

Christian Fernsby |
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus rose to more than 40,000 on Sunday, the highest in the world and almost double the number of deaths in the next highest country Italy, according to a Reuters tally.

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Topics: U.S.    CORONAVIRUS   

It took the United States 38 days after recording its first fatality on February 29 to reach 10,000 deaths on April 6, but only five more days to reach 20,000 dead, according to a Reuters tally.

The United States' toll increased to 40,000 from 30,000 in four days after including untested but probable Covid-19 deaths reported by New York City.

The United States has by far the world's largest number of confirmed coronavirus cases, with more than 744,000 infections.


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